Weight Loss Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Weight Loss Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.9%

Obesity is one of the leading causes of illness and premature death in Australia. As a result, many Australians are seeking ways to manage their weight, including through operators in the Weight Loss Services industry. Australians are expected to spend $452.5 million on industry weight loss counselling services and related low-calorie foods and dietary supplements in 2019-20. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2019-20, including anticipated growth of 0.8% in the current year. The relatively modest growth reported over the past five years is largely due to the strong competition that industry operators face from both internal and external sources. The industry reports high external competition as co...
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Weight Loss Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Weight Loss Services industry is projected to report modest growth over the next five years. Forecast increases in obesity levels and health consciousness are expected to support industry expansion. There is little indication that the weight gain in Australia will slow over the next five years, and consumers' propensity to spend money to alleviate weight problems is anticipated to remain high. Household discretionary income is projected to rise over the next five years, increasing industry demand. However, industry competition is expected to increase, particularly from substitute weight loss services and activities. Consumers are expected to increasingly use the array of free online resources, such as blogs and websites, to build their own weight...
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Weight Loss Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $449m
  • business Number of Businesses: 547
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 4,372

Biggest companies in the Weight Loss Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Weight Loss Services in Australia industry include G.D. Mitchell Enterprises Pty Ltd, Jenny Craig Weight Loss Centres Pty Limited and Weight Watchers International Pty Limited.

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What is Weight Loss Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry participants offer one-on-one and small group fitness training. Personal trainers may also provide personalised diet programs. Industry operators are typically either employed by gyms, fitness studios and hospitals, or are self-employed.

Industry Products and Services

  • Individual personal training
  • Group training
  • Online personal training
  • Other personal training services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • One-on-one training services
  • Small group training services
  • Physical assessment services
  • Providing nutritional advice

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Industry Definition

Weight loss providers include any company offering goods or services specifically promoted as a weight loss solution. Apart from traditional weight loss advice and counselling services, industry companies also offer food and beverages targeted at those wishing to lose weight. The industry does not include gyms, personal trainers and other exercise-oriented companies. The industry also excludes pre-prepared meal services not specifically marketed for weight loss purposes.

Main Activities

  • Weight loss centre operation (non-medical)
  • Weight loss counselling services
  • Provision of low-calorie foods and beverages
  • Sale of products and supplements to assist with weight loss

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Health consciousness is closely linked to demand for weight loss services. Greater awareness and promotion of a healthy lifestyle boosts demand for weight...
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Health consciousness
Levels of obesity
Demand from gyms and fitness centres
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

New strategies
Tough male market
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

New products and markets
 Table: Weight Loss Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Weight Loss Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Newsagents and Book Retailers in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia
Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Wholesale Trade
Specialist Medical Services in Australia
Babysitting and Other Personal Services in Australia
Health Services in Australia
Organic Farming in Australia


Products & Services

Diet meal provision represents the largest segment for the industry. While a relatively small percentage of industry firms offer this service, the high va...
Consumers aged 18 to 30
Consumers aged 51 to 70
Consumers aged 71 and over



Demand Determinants

Demand for weight-reduction services is influenced by the number of overweight and obese people in society, along with social attitudes to weight and obes...
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Major Markets

Consumers aged 18 to 30
Consumers aged 51 to 70
Consumers aged 71 and over




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Weight Loss Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Weight Loss Services industry exhibits high market share concentration. The industry's three biggest firms are well established and have a significant...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Weight Loss Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Weight Loss Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

G.D. Mitchell Enterprises Pty Ltd is a locally owned private company that operates in the industry through the Lite n' Easy brand. Founded in 1986, Lite n...
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Lite N' Easy

 Table: Lite N' Easy - financial performance

Jenny Craig

 Table: Jenny Craig - financial performance

Weight Watchers

 Table: Weight Watchers - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Weight Loss Services industry is characterised by a low level of capital intensity, although the degree of capital intensity differs among businesses....
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Weight Loss Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Weight Loss Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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